February 24, 2017 - 28 Shvat 5777

The Arts

Review: Seinfeld covers food, sex, cell phones

Iconic comedian performs four shows over two nights at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

Film fest offers the best of Israeli cinema

The Israeli film industry has really matured in recent years and the country’s films are being recognized internationally. The festival runs Feb. 25 and 26.

Books & Authors

People of the (comic) book: Part 1

The face of comic book publishing has always had a Jewish flavour – sometimes subtle, sometimes pronounced – since comics books first appeared eight decades ago.
Chai Lifeline “Sing for the Children” Contest 2017
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Chai Lifeline “Sing for the Children” Contest 2017

Entertainment

Review: Seinfeld covers food, sex, cell phones

Iconic comedian performs four shows over two nights at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

People of the (comic) book: part 2

You can try to decode Jewish characteristics from legends like Spiderman and Superman, neither of them is Jewish. Still, the comic book world is hardly bereft of Jewish heroes.

Women of Girls still insufferable, with new haircuts

Fans of Girls, the season premiere of which aired Feb. 12 on HBO, already know the characters are obnoxious and difficult. This last season appears to offer more of the same, plus (even more) nudity.

Playwright wins Quebec award for new work

Michael Milech won the $3,000 Pam Dunn Prize for his play The Nutritional Value of Anger
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